Tag: Women


A multi-ethnic group of toddlers are sitting on the floor and are playing together with toys while on a play date.

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Apr 2021

Pooling risk and resources can help build a parental leave top-up fund for nonprofit workers

We have heard loud and clear that women are facing a triple threat when it comes to fair wages in the nonprofit sector: the care penalty, a gender discount, and limited benefits. Wages in the sec tor are lower compared to other sectors, despite the fact that our workforce is highly educated and experienced. In addition, women earn less than men, especially in senior leadership...

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#TimeToLead: Enhancing Women’s Leadership Development

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Jul 2020

#TimeToLead: Enhancing Women’s Leadership Development

Written by: Ray Eskritt, Christina Labarca & Lauren Phillips This fall, three of Carleton’s Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership graduate students excitedly embarked on their Capstone project, conducting research for ONN regarding the state of women’s leadership development in Ontario. As noted by ONN, the need for supporting women in nonprofits is clear, with the sector being women majority, but not women-led. Our research indicates that...

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Let’s seize the opportunity to build a care economy through decent work

20

May 2020

Let’s seize the opportunity to build a care economy through decent work

By Randall Terrada As nonprofits navigate the challenges of operating during the COVID-19 pandemic, the sector as a whole faces both uncertainty and opportunity as we move forward. On the one hand, we have seen rapid and coordinated responses from the public and private sectors. As writer Rachel Giese points out, “The pandemic has also revealed how quickly governments and corporations can act, how readily...

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